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Arragel, M. ; Schonfield, J. ; Ben-`Ammî, S.
La Biblia de Alba : An Illustrated Manuscript Bible in Castilian : Commissioned in 1422 by Don Luis de Guzmán and now in the Library of the Palacio de Liria, Madrid [ Commentary volume only ]
Fundación Amigos de Sefarad, Madrid, first edition, 1992. Limited edition of 500 copies. Cloth, gilt cover-title within frame, large 4to, 42 x 31 cm, [v], 209, [1] pp, numerous ills, some colour. The companion commentary volume (only) to the high-quality facsimile that was published in Madrid in 1992. Contents include: A Message from His Majesty the King of Spain, Juan Carlos I; Preface, by Mauricio Hatchwell Toledano; Introduction, by Jeremy Schonfield; Spain and the Sephardi Heritage, by Professor Shlomo Ben-Ami; Jewish-Christian Relations in Medieval Spain, by Professor Angus Mackay; The Biblia de Alba and its Times, by Sonia Fellous-Rozenblat; The Biblia de Alba, its Patron, Author and Ideas, by Sonia Fellous-Rozenblat; The Artists of the Biblia de Alba, by Sonia Fellous-Rozenblat; Catalogue Raisonné of the Miniatures, by Sonia Fellous-Rozenblat; The Making of the Biblia de Alba, by Adriaan Keller; Moses Arragel as Translator and Commentator, by Professor Moshe Lazar; Bibliography; Register. Near Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Wykeham Books [LONDON, United Kingdom]
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